Used Market: Newer Business Aircraft In Demand

Used Market: Newer Business Aircraft In Demand »

A Texas aircraft broker says used aircraft prices are stabilizing and newer used aircraft are in demand but there are still plenty of old business jets on the market. Rene Banglesdorf, CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, told AVweb in a podcast interview at NBAA in Orlando that while the market hasn't recovered, it's at least showing signs of recovery, even at the low end. More

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Cirrus Partners With OpenAirplane »

A new partnership between Cirrus and OpenAirplane is designed to make it easier for more pilots to get access to airplanes throughout the country. More

The Weekender: Pumpkin Drops to Chili Cookoffs »

As the fall colors peak nationwide and Halloween approaches, the fly-ins continue at full throttle. Our weekly review of SocialFlight revealed a pumpkin drop at an airport birthday bash, two chili... More

U.S. Imposes Ebola Travel Restrictions »

The U.S. has imposed travel restrictions on passengers arriving from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea, requiring them to enter the country through five airports set up with screening facilities for... More

Airplane Missing Since April Is Found »

The wreckage of an airplane that was missing for more than six months has been found in Marion County, Florida, about five miles from the airport where it last took off, local news outlets have... More

'Aviation City' Proposed For Inner Mongolia »

Breathable air is one of the main selling points of a northern Chinese province's effort to develop the "World Aviation City of Ordos" in Inner Mongolia. The local government is proposing an $8... More

CAE Opens New Training Site »

CAE has opened a new 60,000-square-foot business aviation training facility, CAE Dallas East, just east of the Dallas Forth Worth Airport, the company announced Tuesday at the NBAA convention in... More

Falcon 50 Hits Snowplow In Moscow »

A French industrialist and three crew members were killed early Tuesday when their Falcon 50 business jet reportedly hit a snowplow on a runway at Moscow's Vnukovo Airport. More

 

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It Wasn't Remarkable

It Wasn't Remarkable »

The aircraft involved was a 1973 Cessna T210L. It had a current annual inspection, was ADS-B compliant, had a GPS approved for IFR operations and the database for the avionics was found to be current. The aircraft was not approved for flight into... More

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Making IMC Transitions

Making IMC Transitions »

Mark Twain once said, "If you hold a cat by the tail, you learn things you cannot learn any other way." That's also true of flying a Cat I ILS to minimums. No amount of training, except maybe in the best simulators, prepares you for what it's like... More

Short Final:

Short Final »

While a young second lieutenant at nav school at Mather Air Force Base in 1983, I was trundling along in a T-37 in the high teens on a training mission. I overheard the following conversation between an Air Force pilot and a controller who was apparently unfamiliar with the Northern California air space and the SR-71s and U-2s that routinely flew from Beale AFB. ... Air Force Pilot: "Oakland Approach, Air Force XX for FL600." ... Oakland Approach: "AF XX, Oakland Approach. If you can reach... More

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Announcing the 2015 Ladies Love Taildraggers Flyin

ANNOUNCING THE 2015 LADIES LOVE TAILDRAGGERS FLY-IN/SPLASH-IN!! For women who love the fun of flying a taildragger!

Seattle Company Launches GPS Emulator Based on Garmin Navigator

Seattle company is first to market with its FAA approved Garmin(R) GTN(TM) series emulator, used for pilot training.

Textron Aviation to open expanded Paris service center to serve Beechcraft, Cessna, Hawker customers

Textron Aviation, a Textron Inc. company, today announced it will open a larger, state-of-the-art service center at Paris-Le Bourget Airport, making maintenance and modification work even more convenient for Europe's Beechcraft, Cessna and Hawker owners.